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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000358743
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... Abstract Pollen grains only represent a small fraction of the total amount of the viable biological particles present in the air, but pollen are the most important aeroallergens in the outdoor environment. The analysis of pollen has traditionally been carried out by microscopy, which can...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 45
Published: 11 May 2010
10.1159/000315022
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9419-6
... Abstract Background: During pollen seasons, allergy-like symptoms can be observed in proven non-allergy sufferers. Pollen enzymes are thought to be responsible for conjunctival irritation. We investigated the influence of the well-known aggressive pollen species hazelnut ( Corylus avellana...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 2
Published: 30 November 1948
10.1159/000313571
EISBN: 978-3-318-01796-0
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 101
Published: 21 May 2015
10.1159/000371669
EISBN: 978-3-318-02341-1
... the result of primary sensitization to inhalant allergens, and particularly pollen, with subsequent sensitization to cross-reactive allergens in food. Within the ‘European Community Respiratory Health Survey', sensitization to aeroallergens was assessed in 18,102 adult patients, and the overall sensitization...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
...References References 1. Rantio Lehtimaki A: Aerobiology of pollen and pollen antigens; in Cox CS, Wathes CM (eds): Bioaerosols Handbook. Florida, CRC Press, 1995, pp 387-406. 2. Zeiger T: Plant Physiology. Sunderland, Sinauer Associates, 1998. 3. Emberlin J: Aerobiology; in Busse WW...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000360047
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... Abstract Specific immunotherapy was introduced for the treatment of grass pollen-induced hay fever in 1911. The treatment was soon extended to other pollens as well as perennial allergens, and to the treatment of bronchial asthma. Definitive studies of its efficacy for both rhinitis and asthma...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
10.1159/000358477
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
... Abstract There were remarkable achievements in the 19th century in our understanding of the cells of the allergic response, the clear descriptions of hay fever and asthma, as well as the role of pollen in seasonal rhinitis. Although allergy as a concept was not developed until well...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 101
Published: 21 May 2015
10.1159/000375469
EISBN: 978-3-318-02341-1
... and how the allergen profiles determine the different phenotypes. The most frequent yet contrasting fruit and vegetable allergies are pollen-food syndrome (PFS) and lipid transfer protein (LTP) syndrome. In PFS, fruit and vegetable allergies result from a primary sensitisation to labile pollen allergens...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 96
Published: 16 March 2012
10.1159/000331804
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9895-8
... of environmental pollutants, which do not only act as irritants to skin and mucous membranes, allergen carriers such as pollen can be altered in the atmosphere and release allergens leading to allergen-containing aerosols in the ambient air. Pollen has been shown not only to be an allergen carrier, but also...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 100
Published: 27 May 2014
EISBN: 978-3-318-02195-0
...References References 1. Noon L: Prophylactic inoculation against hay fever. Lancet 1911;i:1572-1573. 2. Dunbar WP: Zur Ursache und spezifischen Heilung des Heufiebers. Dtsch Med Wochenschr 1903;9:24-28. 3. Kammann O: Zur Kenntnis des Roggen-Pollens und des darin enthaltenen...